UNITED NATIONS — An air strike that killed at least 40 people at a camp for displaced people in north Yemen was a violation of international law and those responsible should be held accountable, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
KADUNA, Nigeria - Nigerians streamed down the streets of flashpoint northern cities on Tuesday, waving flags and chanting in celebration of a stunning election victory by opposition candidate, northerner Muhammadu Buhari.
PORT ALBERNI, British Columbia — In Sarita Bay, a remote cove on Canada’s Vancouver Island, aboriginal-owned land used for decades by loggers is slowly being reimagined as a multibillion-dollar export terminal to ship liquefied natural gas to Asia.
WARSAW — Poland’s government has sent an official note to U.S. authorities seeking diplomatic assurances that an inmate at the U.S. military jail in Guantanamo Bay will not be subject to the death penalty, the Polish Foreign Ministry said today.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — With a deadline hours away, Iran and six world powers stepped up the pace today in negotiations over a preliminary deal on curbing Tehran’s nuclear program while officials cautioned that any agreement would likely be fragile and incomplete.
DUESSELDORF, Germany - German authorities found torn-up sick notes showing that the pilot who crashed a plane into the French Alps was suffering from an illness that should have grounded him on the day of the tragedy, which he apparently hid from the airline.
PARIS/SEYNE-LES-ALPES — A young German co-pilot locked himself alone in the cockpit of a Germanwings airliner and flew it into a mountain with what appears to have been the intent to destroy it, a French prosecutor said today.
Yemen shut its major seaports today, industry and local sources said, after neighboring Saudi Arabia and Arab allies launched air strikes against Iran-allied Houthi forces fighting Yemen’s Western-backed president.
SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France — French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived together by helicopter today in the remote Alpine region where an Airbus plane smashed into a mountain, ahead of an international tribute to the 150 victims.
DUBAI - Iran will insist that all sanctions against it are lifted as a condition for a nuclear deal, the foreign minister said on Wednesday, showing no sign of compromise on a major sticking point in its talks with world powers set to resume this week.
ROME - Italy’s highest court will not rule until Friday on whether to uphold the conviction of American Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher, a court official said.
TORSHAVN, Faroe Islands — A solar eclipse thrilled thousands of sky gazers on remote Arctic islands today but clouds disappointed some viewers of a rare celestial show that was also partly visible for millions in Europe, Africa and Asia.